Leeds United are reported to be keen on signing Manchester United striker Asley Fletcher who is currently on a loan spell at Barnsley.
The 20-year-old impressed on his spell for Barnsley piquing the interest of Leeds and several other clubs interested in signing the youngster.
Fletcher has been offered an extension to that contract but is yet to accept it after impressing in his first stint of senior football at Oakwell.
The player’s stint at Barnsley has brought him to the end of his current contract at Old Trafford and Leeds are looking at taking advantage to sign him. Barnsley picked the striker on loan in the January transfer window and he did a great job helping the club in lifting the League One play-off final and the final of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. He scored nine goals in 27 games for Barnsley, notable was the goal in the second leg of Barnsley’s play-off semi-final against Walsall and opener in the second minute of a 3-1 win over Millwall at Wembley.
Leeds United are also interested in signing Tykes centre-back Alfie Mawson. United are on the look-out for strikers, especially as they averaged just over a goal a game during the recent Championship season and after releasing the club’s second highest goal scorer with nine goals, Mirco Antenucci. The owner of the club who submitted an unsuccessful bid for Barnsley striker Sam Winnall in January will be looking at sealing the move for Fletcher.
Fletcher is regarded at Old Trafford and it has made Manchester United add a clause in his new contract that if the striker chooses to move to another club, the Premier League outfit will receive a fee in compensation. He joined Manchester United in 2014 but has not appeared in any competitive game for The Red Devils.